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  • Progressive Ag Safety Days Spread the 811 Word

    November 14, 2013

    In 2012, Southern Star began participating in Progressive Agriculture Safety Days in the communities where our pipelines are located. Sponsored by the Progressive Agriculture Foundation and hosted by local organizations, these events teach elementary school children about safety precautions that should be taken on …

  • Looking for gas pipeline locations?

    August 21, 2013

    To help citizens determine the location of natural gas transmission pipelines in their area, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Pipeline Safety has developed the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) to provide information about gas transmission and liquid transmission operators and their pipelines. The NPMS …

  • 811 Day Activities

    August 21, 2013

    Sunday, August 11 was National 811 Day. Here's a quick look at how Southern Star used the occasion to promote 811 and the message of safe digging. 811 Day Run Southern Star and TransCanada hosted an 811 5K …

  • 811 5K Run/Walk Coming to Kansas City

    July 2, 2013

    Southern Star and TransCanada will be hosting a Run/Walk at the Shawnee Mission Park in Kansas City, KS, on Saturday August 10, 2013. The race is open to the first 400 registrants. The entry fee is inexpensive for preregistration at only $8.11 per person (including …

  • Southern Star Resumes Safe Operations After Tornado

    May 21, 2013

    Our hearts are with our neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma, and the surrounding area, and we’re committed to assisting with the community’s recovery from this horrible event. Southern Star’s interstate natural gas transmission pipeline was impacted when yesterday’s tornado hit the Old …

  • National Safe Digging Month School Contests

    April 1, 2013

    For the last six years, April has been declared National Safe Digging Month by the Common Ground Alliance, an association dedicated to preventing damage to underground utilities. National Safe Digging Month is part of a larger campaign by the CGA to promote 811, a …

  • Southern Star Donates Pickup to Fire Department

    February 12, 2013

    The Stranger Township Fire Department in Tonganoxie, KS, has a new weapon in the fight against fires and accidents, thanks to the donation of a 2008 Dodge pickup truck from Southern Star.   Southern Star recently made the gift after a …

  • Southern Star Educates Third Graders About Natural Gas Pipelines

    December 20, 2012

    While the natural gas industry may have a ways to go in educating the public about pipelines, the third graders in Cherryvale, KS, are covered, thanks to Aaron Ewing, Specialist V, Heavy Equipment, Independence, KS.   In early November, Ewing (assisted by Aaron Brake …

  • Thumbs Up for Lane!

    September 27, 2012

    Lane Goodwin is a brave 13-year old boy from Beech Grove, KY (near Southern Star headquarters in Owensboro), who is battling Stage IV Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive childhood cancer that is only diagnosed in one in one million children. He was first diagnosed …

  • Progressive Well Project Benefits Colony

    September 21, 2012

    According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the town of Colony, KS, has a population of 408. Among the homes and businesses of those 408 people sit 18 Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline wells providing access to a natural gas storage field directly beneath the …